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Papageno Resort

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Lynchburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We, a family with two kids, 10 and 12 years old, stayed 5 days at Papageno in august 2016. It was the highlight of our holidays in Fiji ! The hotel is well situated, in front of a great beach, the "bures" (the rooms) are spread in a beautiful garden. They are spacious, with screen, so no mosquitos, fridge, tea...... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Papageno is the most beautiful island paradise! My wife and I spent a week there for our honeymoon, and were easily able to have an ideal balance of island activities and solo time together. Guests are free to use the resort's kayaks, SUPs, and snorkel gear, and there are also hammocks and chairs along the beach for a "siesta" on... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Austin & Lexi! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience and recommending Papageno Resort! We are so delighted to know you had a great honeymoon getaway here. It sounds like you two got to experience a little bit of everything that we have to offer at Papageno as well as some of the rich Fijian culture.... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back to England after an amazing trip to the South Pacific. Of all the places we stayed Papageno's was the family favourite. Just such a awesome week - a real privilege. The setting is stunning. The resort beautiful and the staff couldn't be better. Tim and his team were so helpful right from when we arrived. We are... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka James! Wow! What an amazing review! Thank you so very much for sharing you and your lovely family's experience at Papageno Resort! I'm so happy that you all had a fantastic time here. Also, I'm thrilled to know that the staff took great care of you on your holiday! I'll be sure to commend Joni, Vo, Caleb, Sivo... More 

Auckland
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week as a group on a sea kayaking trip around Kandavu island with Tamarillo Tours and Papageno was our second base for the final 3 nights. The first impression is a beautiful long tropical beach and then the resort itself is the icing on the cake. Under fresh new management, there is a pervasive air of efficiency,... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience with your Tamarillo Group at Papageno Resort! It was a pleasure for myself and the entire staff hosting your group. I'm thrilled to know that you had a great time here and enjoyed the scenery, food, people and activities! Kadavu itself is truly a one-of-a-kind destination in the South... More 

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papageno is amazing in every aspect. The resort is beautiful, the staff is very kind and helpful, and the diving was amazing! The food here was delicious, all grown there ay the resort, and prepared by the great cooks. Definitely a must visit place!

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka AJ! Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! So glad you had a great time here diving, exploring and tasting all of the flavors of Kadavu. I'll be sure to share your review with our kitchen staff and the whole crew as I know they'll be so happy to hear it from you! Thank... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was part of a larger group and this was a heartwarming experience. Timmy and his crew did a wonderful job of making us all feel welcome in the surrounds of this island paradise. If its seclusion and a sense of being well away from it all then this is just the place.

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Richard! Thank you for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! It was a pleasure to host your vibrant-energy filled group at Papageno! I'll be sure to share your review with the entire staff as I'm sure they'll also be thrilled to know you had a great time in our small slice of secluded paradise. We're all certainly looking... More 

Bronxville, New York
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say this is one of the nicest resorts that I have ever been to. Tim, Zachariah, and the crew were amazing. The diving was great and I have to say that it was some of the best diving I have done. I was there on a program with 13 other people so we had most of the... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Griffin! Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! So thrilled to hear about your incredible diving experiences on your trip here! Your group was a blast to host and our staff is "glom-free" every day now because of you guys. :) I'll be sure to share your review with the staff and commend Sivo,... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Timmy and the staff at Papageno welcomed my partner and I with such warmth and kindness that we felt like family. Ours was primarily a diving holiday, and many of the sites are a five minute boat ride from the beach. Johnny and Vo are the divemasters, and led us on some spectacular dives through coral gardens, swim throughs, and... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Brian & Ashley! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! We're so glad that you two felt like family while you were here. Your diving experiences and snorkel adventure with the Manta Rays at Bulia Island's cleaning station sounded spectacular! I will be sure to share your review with our staff and commend... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 'Royal' house at Papageno Resort has two of the most beautiful pieces of furniture I've seen. I kick myself for not photographing them. The dining table is star shaped and the kitchen table top is one gloriously green marbled piece of stone. The three bedrooms in this awe-inspiringly high roofed house are strikingly furnished too. But the warmth of... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our Deluxe Royal Bure. Thank you for beautifully depicting its furnishing. I'm also thrilled to hear about your connection with our staff and the land surrounding Papageno. We are so fortunate to have a vibrant... More 

Hong Kong
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I taught a yoga retreat at Papageno from 5-11 July 2016 and stayed on for a few days afterwards. It exceeded all my expectations. All staff professional and friendly, delicious vegetarian meals for our group, bures delightful, yoga room with spectacular views of sunrise and sunset, bird-watching, lush tropical gardens, snorkelling, kayaking, paddle boards and varied walks. Planning to return... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Annette! Thank you very much for sharing your experience with your yoga retreat at Papageno Resort. I'm thrilled that you and your group had a great time here enjoying the staff, the meals and all of your surroundings. Also glad you had a few days with you and your husband after your retreat to really take it all... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Papageno has 24 hour power. Large solar system keeps the resort very quiet. Eco friendly. We grow most of our vegetables and fruits in our organic garden. PADI dive center is available on site. Large sandy beach in front and side of the resort. Hiking trails on the property. Great for bird watching. Free use of snorkel equipment and kayaks. Day trips to the astrolabe reef for diving and Manta snorkel trips are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papageno Resort

Address: Malawai Bay, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Kadavu Island
Price Range: $200 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Papageno Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Papageno Resort Fiji Hotel Kadavu Island
Papageno Hotel Fiji
Papageno Resort Fiji/Kadavu Island
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